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Minot man, woman sentenced for killing her 19-month-old child

January 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Nineteen-month-old Conrad Ayala died about a year ago. Authorities say the boy had suffered injuries including a fractured skull and broken jaw. Continue Reading

Authorities: Minnesota dad vacationing in Grand Canyon shot children before setting RV fire, fatally shooting self

October 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The National Park Service on Thursday identified the three bodies found inside the charred RV at the Grand Canyon National Park. They released the name of the father, Anthony DeHaven. Continue Reading

‘Hundreds of thousands of kids could die’ from East Africa’s famine, U.S. official says

August 8, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Hundreds of thousands of Somali children could die in East Africa’s famine unless more help arrives, a top U.S. official warned Monday in the starkest death toll prediction yet. Continue Reading

U.S. says 29,000 Somali children under age 5 dead in famine

August 4, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The United Nations has said previously that tens of thousands of people have died in the drought, the worst in Somalia in 60 years. The U.N. says 640,000 Somali children are acutely malnourished, a statistic that suggests the death toll of small children will rise. Continue Reading

Police: Children playing on bed when girl, 11, fell from 11-story St. Paul apartment tower

August 4, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

An 11-month-old girl was in the process of moving to Minnesota from Arizona with her family when she fell to her death Tuesday night from a ninth-floor window of a St. Paul apartment, police said Wednesday. Continue Reading

11-month-old girl dies in fall from St. Paul ninth-story apartment window

August 3, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The girl, who was not immediately identified, died shortly after being taken to Regions Hospital from the 24-story Skyline Tower high-rise, which overlooks the north side of Interstate 94, west of Lexington Parkway. Continue Reading

Lawyer: Casey Anthony’s safety requires elaborate planning

July 18, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Casey Anthony’s whereabouts for her first week of freedom were a closely guarded secret today, known only to a select few as she tries to start a new life after being acquitted of killing her daughter. One of her lawyers says an elaborate plan was made to protect her from people with “the lynch-mob mentality.” Continue Reading

Study: Every 5 days, child dies in portable pool

June 20, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The research being published today in the journal Pediatrics shows 209 deaths and 35 near-drownings of children under 12 from 2001 through 2009. Most of the children, 94 percent, were under 5, and 81 percent of the accidents happened during summer months. Continue Reading

Feds investigating double deaths on Spirit Lake reservation

May 23, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Neighbors say two young children are victimsFederal and tribal officials are investigating what neighbors say is the death of two young children in St. Michael, N.D., on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation. Continue Reading

Mom drove 3 kids into Hudson River, surviving son says

April 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A woman who had just been involved in a domestic dispute loaded her four children into a minivan before letting one out and driving the rest of them into the Hudson River north of New York City, firefighters said. The woman and three young children were killed. Continue Reading